Dario Cologna back in a race bib and on the podium

13 January 2014 12:51
Dario Cologna in Chamonix
Dario Cologna in Chamonix -
Swiss Ski

Switzerland's Dario Cologna put a race bib on for the first time this season at the Alpen Cup competitions this past weekend in Chamonix (FRA). Over three day's of competition, which began with a sprint event on Friday, Cologna progressed each day towards the podium and arrived there on Sunday in the 20 km Skiathlon.   

After a 10th place finish in Friday's free technique sprint competition, Cologna followed that up with a 4th place finish in the 15 km classic event, and finally on Sunday was back on the podium just six seconds off the leading time of Mathia Wibault of France who won in a time of 43:20.5.  

Men's 20 km Skiathlon
1. WIBAULT Mathias FRA 43:20.5
2. GOALABRE Paul FRA +3.7
3. COLOGNA Dario SUI +5.7
4. PARISSE Clement FRA +20.8
5. JEANNEROD Alexis FRA +24.4

Ladies' 15km Skiathlon
1. DABUDYK Aurelie FRA 38:58.4
2. BOURGEOIS Celia FRA +11.3
3. PILLER Marina ITA +12.9
4. PELLEGRINI Sara ITA +21.4
5. STUERZ Giulia ITA +56.7

Complete results from the Alpen Cup weekend click HERE